Walter Pincus

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Born24 December, 1932
Alma materYale University
Member ofCounterintelligence Corps, The American Academy in Berlin/Distinguished Visitors
A CIA asset in the corporate media

Walter Pincus is listed by John Simkin as under 'Disinformation'[1] He was “one of the Post's primary hatchet men in attempting to discredit [Gary] Webb.” [2]


In 1955, Pincus joined the and 1957 Pincus joined the Wall Street Journal.

He condemned the House Select Committee on Assassinations and in February 1977 described it as "perhaps the worst example of Congressional inquiry run amok."[3]


In 1979 Deborah Davis published Katharine the Great. She exposed Operation Mockingbird and also named Walter Pincus as being one of the journalists willing to promote the views of the CIA.[3]